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is to increase the tax on those drinks and use)-r that money to fight childhood obes y obesity. nbc bay area's christie smith is live in san francisco. other cities have tried to implement a soda tax just like this. >> reporter: yeah, that's exactly right. if this were to pass in san francisco, you'd pay a 40-cent tax on a soda this size, assuming it were all the way full. now, as you said, these types of taxes have failed before, even right here in the bay area. supervisor scott weiner thinks this time will be different here in san francisco. that's because he believes that san francisco voters would be willing to tax the drinks if they know thath@$ proceeds go toward programs that help keep kids healthy. the proposal is a tax of two cents per ounce on sugar-sweetened drinks. he said there's clear evidence there's a link between these types of drinks and obesity and type ii diabetes. a recent poll shows $x68% of californians would support a tax if it went to fitness and nutrition in schools, youth, and after-school programs. that's what this would do here in the city, bring in an estimate
. >> and would you pay extra for soda? the push for an extra tax in one bay area city. slavery, if he had to. he s- he wasn't serious, and his s f context. >> a nevada assemblyman is coming under fire for saying he would vote for slavery if he had to. he said he wasn't serious and his words were taken out of context. we dug up the video and you be the judge. >> if that is what they want, i have to hold my nose and bite my tongue. but yeah, if that is what the citizens want who elected me, that is what they elected me for. >> nevada's governor and several senators called the comment outrageous, insensitive and wrong, and they want an apology. >>> google is up to something big on the bay, we told you about their top secret project on treasure island that involves a huge barge and in an kpix5 exclusive, allen martin says there may be more. since the story last ran on friday, word has surfaced of this second stricture being built in portland, maine and possibly a third in connecticut. the director that would issue permits to google has heard of multiple vessels. >> as far as we know, this is the onl
for later shooting at that girl. >> san francisco board of supervisors meeting to vote whether to add a tax on sugary drinks. >> critics are saying this is a bad idea. abc # news has more. >> the owner of this popular deli in the castro district says soft drinks makeup 30% of his business and says a tax would hurt. >> to be honest it would be affecting us in a way, people, cut back on soft drinks. and, also, drinks. >> reporter: supervisor scott weiner will start a campaign for a tax on soda and sugar-sweetened beverages. >> we have taxed tobacco fr a long time, taxed alcohol for a long time. it's not out of the ordinary to tax products that have some negative side affects. >> reporter: also gearing up today a consulting firm that beverage companies hired to fight the tax. >> because they simply have effect of raising cost of living and have no material affect on with living a healthy life style. >> reporter: his firm helped defend a soda tax in richmond. he thinks san francisco voters will respond the same. >> i think san franciscoins have higher priorities than placing a tax on beverag
? similar tax measures were defeated last year in richmond and almonte. >> it's a national trend that appears to be growing. we spoke with the san francisco supervisor scott wiener who discussed the possibility of a surcharge on sodas. it's his idea. the supervisor said that drinking them is a health risk. >> there is growing specific evidence that south air drinks are a leading cause of a spike in type 2 diabetes and that has to do with the way they absorbed into the bodies. they a direct cause. >> and for most americans, it might seem odd these days for sugar to join the list of big bad things like liquor or tobacco, the sip tax of the past -- syntax of the past. how do you think this is going to go over? >> they're a major, major health problem like tobacco. >> it's similar to that. the judged -- let me ask you this: what is the idea? is it to get money for programs for health and education for kids about not drinking south air drippings or to make it more expensive and prohibit it for people to buy it and they buy less of it. >> we're not prohibiting anything. it's like a tob
area city that could soon slap a tax on your soda pop. >> it is clear to me, even if it is against my own visions that's the way i want to grow. >> the lawmaker that would vote for slavery if he had to. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, bay area car- maker's stockk a hit. but kiet do tells >>> well it's happening again. another fiery tessla crash. while investigators seem skiddish, the car's owner can't wait to get another one. >> reporter: whatever games that they have made recently went up with smoke in this fire in mexico. a passer-by captured this model giving it to the newspaper, explosion, curse words, and all. the tessla owner watched the footage for the first time offering to translate the reaction. >> reporter: the driver was drunk after crashing through two walls and hitting a tree. >> three weeks ago the very first fire was captured on video in washington state, which also sent their stock price tumbling. hitting a piece of debris puncturing the battery pack. every tessla owner said it was unsafe. >> it happens all the time. >> liz says that it runs the road okay just pine. >> they have shown
is on. a san francisco supervisor unveiled his plans today to tax sugary drinks. he wants a 2 cent per ounce tax on sodas and other sweet drinks in the city. that would equal 24 cents for a regular can of soda. he said the tax would raise about $31 million a year for san francisco that could be used to pay for outdoor recreation programs. >> havi richmond and l.a. rejected a similar plan. the tax would unfairly burden poor communities. he also proposed a plan to streamline the hours for parks. city parks have a variety of opening and closing hours. it is aimed at the idea of cutting down on vandalism that happens late at night. >>> it's official. the birthplace of the apple computer is now part of history. last night the historical commission voted unanimously to turn steve job's home into a historical site. the late steve jobs and apple cofounder built the first apple 1 computers in the garage back in 1976. >>> we have an update to a story we've been following in the past year. >> his name is jeff schmidt. >> one-half hour after the finish line closed. i thought a story about a guy th
could cost you more in supervisor with a measure that will tax sodas and energy drinks and teas can chocolate milk. the bigger the drink, the higher the tax, two cents an ounce raising $31 million a year for nutrition and physical fitness programs and require approval from two-thirds of voters. amy hollyfield will have more on the idea at 5:30. we want to know what you think on facebook and their your thoughts. >> san francisco homeless advocates will rally at city hall before the board votes on a proposal to close the city parks during overnight hours. there was a sleep in last night in the mission district opposed to the plan to close all city parks between midnight and 5:00 a.m. to prevent vandalisms. protesters say it will punish the hopeless who have nowhere else to go. >> the city count meets to -- the city council meets to vote on an appeal of tenants would say the owner improperly installed a water heater before a march 1212 fire that led to displacements and injuries and lawsuits. the board narrowly approved the rebuilding project in downand the former tenants wants to make
is lobbying for a new tax. a 24-cent surcharge on each can or bottle of soda sold in the city. it would pay for health and nutrition programs for young people. >> yeah, as long as i know for sure it is going toward that program, and definitely going toward that cause, then yeah, i would be okay with it. >> sugar is terrible for you. i feel like people would stop drinking it if it was 25 cents extra. >> the idea needs support for the majority of supervisors. similar tax ideas were turned down in other surrounding areas. ingly don't need someone to tell me that sugar is not good for me. i don't need that. >> you can't do do it yourself. >> i need to be taxed to know. >>> if the rams beat seattle. >>> if the rams beat seattle. the 49ers will be ,, are you flo? yes. is this the thing you gave my husband? well, yeah, yes. the "name your price" tool. you tell us the price you want to pay, and we give you a range of options to choose from. careful, though -- that kind of power can go to your head. that explains a lot. yo, buddy! i got this. gimme one, gimme one, gimme one! the power of th
is compounding the problem. >> it will pass to the customers over a billion dollars worth of taxes and fees associated with the affordable care act that need to go into pricing. >> reporter: divided among aetna's 22 million members, that's not much but some say there are other added costs. children covered on parents' plans until they are 26 and protections for preexisting conditions. >> the analogy would be your house starts to burn. you call the insurance company immediately and say i would like household insurance. they say okay, sure. >> reporter: even employers say much of the increases are simply the result of rising health care costs and more people using health care. factors that at least for now have nothing to do with obama care. scott cohn, "nightly business report." >>> here to talk more about the changing landscape of health insurance is greg, assistant professor of management at northwestern university kellogg school of management and specializes in health care. good to have you with us. i assume you heard scott's package there. i want to get your best guess, estimate of how m
for young people. >> i vote for the tax, yeah. as long as i know for sure it's definitely going toward that program and definitely going toward that cause then, yeah, i'd pay for the tax. >> sugar is terrible for you and everyone drinks sugar all the time. i feel like people would stop drinking sugar y sodas if they were 24 cents extra. >> the idea would need support from the majority of supervisors to get on the ballot. similar measures were defeetd last year. >>> and protesters plan a rally today against another one of scott weiner's proposals. this time, the supervisor wants san francisco parks to close between mid niethd and 5:00 a.m.. the idea is to stop vandalism and theft. protesters say the plan targets homeless people. today's rally will be at noontime at city hal. >>> celebrity chef guy fierri took the stand against bay area teen accused of stealing his lam boar gee knee. max is accused of repealing into a san francisco car dealership in 2011 and stealing the $200,000 car to impress a girl. fieri spent five minutes on the stand yesterday telling the court he never gave permis
to try and pass a tax on sugary drinks. supervisor scott weiner officially submitted his plan to place a two cent per ounce tax on sodas and the plan would target the alarming rise of diabetes among kids. supervisor estimates the tax could raise $31 million a year for rec programs. similar tax proposals in richmond and los angeles failed following lobbying by the beverage industry. the industry says the tax would unfairly affect poor communities. >>> from local ballot issues to the statewide issues, california's initiatives allow voters to make laws. you know that. many of those hot-button issues that we vote on, but are they good tools for making policy? and how many of us actually understand the initiatives we vote on? let's bring in nbc bay area's political analyst, larry gerston. good to see you. we have a legislator and governor but many people enjoy having the direct vote to pass laws, right? >> yes, scary how much, or how little they know about it. the voters adopted the idea in 1911 when the legislature was literally owned by the southern pacific railroad. it was no joke. fed u
will see about $9 million a year in additional tax revenue coming from the casino which is good news. also, they expect to see about 2000 additional jobs in and around the casino. if we come back out your life. you kind of get a sense of how big this place is. not only is it a huge parking lot but they also have a huge parking structure to hold a couple hundred cars. you can see how many people they expectancy at this casino. it all starts tomorrow right here. we are obviously going to be checking it. make sure the chp is warning people. if you're coming out here expect to see some delays. >>mark: are you a gambling person jackie? the >>: i go to vegas every year. >>darya: so this will attract to right. >>: now. i like vegas. i know what to go to robert parks to have my vegas experience. i want to go to vegas. >>darya: are you nervous about the congestion? >>: no but i have a nephew who i was talking to who lives over here. he said it is one to be a traffic nightmare. let me-so you. this is basically an old two-lane road used to be through here. it's basically farmland around here. they're
tax and how much it could take out of your wallet. we're back in a moment. >>> the secret is out. c-net reports this four-story structure off treasure island is google's floating data center which has been kept top secret until now. the building would be powered and cooled by ocean water. saving the company millions of dollars in electricity. four years ago, google was granted a patent for a water-based data center. the mountain view based company is not commenting. >>> there could be a new tax on your next can of soda, what one san francisco supervisor is proposing even though similar measures have failed here in the bay area. supervisor is proposing a tax on sugary drinks of 2 cents per ounce. that works out to be about 25 cents for a regular can of soda. he believes san francisco voters will say yes because the estimated revenue of $31 million a year will go toward programs to help youth with nutritional and physical activities. he expects a big fight, though, from the beverage industry but says there's been a link between obesity and type 2 diabetes and low-income communities ar
. >>> san francisco's city supervisor set to introduce a ballot measure that would tax all sugar beverages sold in the city. if voters approve soda tax, a 24-cent tax would be added to every can of soda sold in san francisco. the money will help fund health and nutrition programs for children and would generate $31 million in revenue. >>> paul, it seems leek it has been forever since we had some real weather to talk a. now we have winds and cooler temperatures. >> reporter: it all comes at once. bm, then comes sunday, front. wind gusts every where. saw about 30 to 40 miles per hour wind gust at a minimum. some of you got to 75. high winds, big problems around the b. let's take you to antioch. a woman thought an earthquake shook her home. turn out a tree pierced through the roof of her sister's home. in tracy, the wind flipped over six trucks. make matters worse, a lot of dust out there, too. >> it does. that is the wish shoe people are talking about. the dust is like they are driving in the fog. it becomes like black wall in front of you. >> also, in emeryville the wednesday took down some
supervisor today introduced a ballot measure to place a tax on sugar drinks. supervisor scott weiner plan would tax all sugar benches at 2 cents an ounce with cost of can of soda 12 ounce can go up 24 cents. it would wrist an estimated 31 million dollars a year for health and nutrition programs in the city. but small business owners say a tax like that could hurt their sales. supervisors approve it it could go on the 2014 ballot one year from now. >> well, nearly half dozen film production from movie to television series have been shot in san francisco this yea year. and one supervisor wants to keep that momentum going. the plan is to boost the city rebate program that provides financial incentive to hollywood. here's of carolyn tyler. >>reporter: san francisco has a film legacy but these days places like new york, new mexico and vancouver offer movie maker big buck and san francisco has to compete. the producer for new hbo series called looking about the lives of 3 gay men. they were shooting today in tiburon. but most of the action is in san francisco and the city financial ince
bubba paris could spend the next year in federal prison for not paying his tax. paris played nine years for the niners and won three super bowl rings in the process. since 1985, he has been the ceo of his own business, paris enterprises, yes does motivational speaking and sell photographs but according to the u.s. attorney, he failed to pay tax on $182,000 of income from 2006 through 2008. paris, whose real name is william h. paris jr. pleaded guilty to three misdemeanor counts and will be sentenced in federal court in february. >>> well, small group of protesters held what they call a trick or treat protest in oakland today. they claim congress is tricking low-income families by cutting their food stamp benefits. abc7 news reporter carolyn tyler has the story. >> reporter: some dressed in costumes for halloween, but say the real trick comes tomorrow for more than 47 million americans. a temporary hike in food stamp benefits put in place in 2009 during the recession goes away. in california, more than 4 million people will be affected. 67% will be house hordes with children. a maximum m
. >> catherine: coming up on kron 4 news at 6. it's not yet tax season. but scammers are already targetting their victims. their tactics. and what to watch out for. >> catherine: then. >> catherine: tougher times for needy families. food stamps benefits are being cut. coming up. >> catherine: one family shows us how deep those cuts really are. plus. the bart contract is finally up for a vote.. why bay area bart riders could finally have piece of mind by tonight! i love watching tv outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the important part is that you're happy now. and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for two years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. xñ with qualifying bundles. is this flu shot necessary? it keeps you healthy during flu season. but do
. based on its expected ipo price, there is a new report twitter will save $55 million in taxes because of the deal with the city of san francisco. >>> the world series now a tie at 2 a piece. johnny born and raised in petalunma. they beat the cardinals 4-2 last night. >> i was fortunate enough to put a swing on a good pitch. >> game 5 of the world serious tonight you can see that game right here on channel 2. coverage begins at 4:30 >>> hundreds of business leaders will be joining warrior fans for a special event in downtown san francisco. they will attend the first warrior tip off lunch. warriors are teaming up with the san francisco chamber of commerce for this event promoting the bay area's pro basketball team. the warriors begin this week. they plan to move to a new arena by 2017. >> the latest investigation involving a bay area nursing home and workers walking out. we'll have a report for you. >>> we are live in san jose where police are on the scene of a deadline accident. we have the latest information on the investigation. >>> high winds. cameras in effect near 880. we have mor
that port expansion project is going to generate about $3 million in taxes for the city. >>> millions of families face the grim reality of going hungry. how cuts to food stamps couldn't come at a worse time. >> stop, sit and whisper people on a bay area street getting a science lesson never expected. ,, ,,,, female narrator: it's posturepedic versus beautyrest it's posturepedic versus beautyrest with up to $400 off. serta icomfort and tempur-pedic go head-to-head with three years' interest-free financing. mattress price wars are ending soon at sleep train. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ tentative contract that end the strike last week. it calls for a p >>> right now, bart's 2300 union members are voting on the tentative contract that ended the strike last week. it calls for a pay increase of more than 15%. workers will also start paying into their pensions and healthcare contributions will go up. the results won't be announced until after the polls close at 11:00. >>> rather harsh reality for about a quarter million people in the bay area. they are going to see cuts co
in lucrative tax credits for the phony studio. capital roan's daughter, for example, according to the -- calderon's daughter for example according to the documents produced was given a job at the studio paid $30,000 according to affidavit but never showed up for work. when a correspondent confronted calderon about the allegations, this is how it went. >> the fbi alleges that you have accepted bribes in exchange for supporting legislation. >> it's, uhm, that's, uhm, like i said, i'm not going to answer anything right now. >> you're an elected officials state senator in one of the largest states in the country. don't you think the public has the right to hear from you? >> sure, they will. >> when will they hear from you? >> they hear from me all the time when i'm in the district. >> you're holding up a badge bragging about this is your "get out of jail free" card your pass and use it like a badge. what did you mean by that? >> i don't know what you're talking about. >> you were standing right there at the greens in pebble beach. >> please. gentlemen, i'm not going to be discussi
with incentives like $750 million of new tax credits the state can invest next year but we talked to several businessmen, like [ non-english language ] he owns a chinese construction company. his main barrier to entry isn't money. it's california's strict policies. >> there is no question the regulatory, permitting process in california, often times are more difficult than they should be. >> reporter: but he says the state is working to find ways to make it easier to do business in california like making permitting faster and more predictable. that's something he will have to explain when he makes his pitch tomorrow. in santa clara, ryan takeo, kpix 5. >> well, tomorrow silicon valley technology innovation and entrepreneurship forum also includes panel discussions and a startup contest. >>> there's a lot of buzz about a new casino opening in the north bay next week. as with any casino, there of course will be winners and losers and for everyone else, there will be a lot more traffic. don ford on the gaming and gridlock. >> reporter: highway 101 running through rohnert park is nearly complete
voters are going to be deciding on bond measures and sales tax increases. in this graphic you can see the counties in which you may get some sticker shock when you get your property bill or when you go to check out if you are not careful. be sure to check your ballots if you live in those places. in particular, even bankrupt stockton is asking its res tents d to pay more in sales tax from 8.25 to a 9% sales tax estimate today bring in $28 million a year. however, the most interesting ballot measure goes to sunnyvale. pro-gun control advocates there have put a measure on the ballot that prohibit having magazines on their gun that can hold more than ten rounds of ammunition. this is a huge fight on both sides. this will be the one to watch in the bay area. >> that's here in california. how about outside? are there other interesting things going on election-wise? >> absolutely. in new jersey voters will be decide to go raise minimum wage to $8.25. in new york state voters are going to be deciding whether to allow gambling casinos to be built. a total of seven with four in upstate new yor
is proposing a soda tax and where he hopes millions of dollars can go. that story and more coming up tonight at 5:00. >>> bar tending reaches new heights in china. check it out. that's a helicopter opening a beer bottle of all things. the opener is attached the top of the chopper's skid. the pilot has to really keep it steady though and aim right. he did it. why would you need such a skill you ask, right? pilots had to open five bottles in eight minutes to win the tournament. a little scary though. >> i feel like a boy came up with that competition. >> you think so? >> yeah, testosterone behind that. >> have a great afternoon, everyone. >> bye. >> major changes at spencer. is bill still, uh -- >> liam: still on leave. yeah. it's, uh -- it's complicated. [ chuckles ] >> what isn't these days, right? >> liam: well, my annulment, hopefully. mpliuh -- no last-minute cotions you got to tell me about, or... >> it's official. as of today, you and steffy are no longer married. >> liam: wow. >> is there anything else i can do? i mean, aside from, uh, sending you my bill. >> liam: uh, no. no. thank yo
voting whether to decide whether to add a tax on sugary drinks. meaning soda would go up $0.24, raising $31 million for health, nutrition programs but small business owners say it could hurt their sales if approved by supervisors, it would go on the november ballot in 2014. >> there is nothing to worry about if you heard a roar on the peninsula. the fighter jets helping to unveil a new video game. they just performed in redwood city. the guests are at a large party for battlefield four. the game debuting just in time for the holidays. >> that is a big launch for a video game. fighter jets? >> yes. >> still ahead a warning for pet owners veterinarians talk about what to avoid giving dogs and cats. >> a massive accident in arizona a major roadway closed right now. >> also, fixing your flat tire. some tips from consumer reports. >> bay area start up poised to become a popular new >>> three people are dead after this huge pile up on interstate ten halfway between phoenix and tucson. authorities say a dust storm and high winds likely contributed to the crash. several cars were involve in th
't as taxed because more people are conserving, which is good. >> we have enough water to use, but we don't have enough to waste. >> reporter: the rainy season begins november first. it lasts until march, which means it is going to be spring before we have any idea whether or not there is hasn't tour water conservation in our future. ann notarangelo, kpix 5 in antioch. >>> now to chief meteorologist paul deanno. been a long time since we have seen an october this dry. >> reporter: back in 1980, right before ronald reagan was elected president. we will do that again this year. here is the radar. had a couple sprinkles around the bay area. we are zero for october in san jose. zero for october in livermore. we are officially zero for october in san francisco. i am not looking at any rainfall over the next couple days. you know where we did see precipitation? in the sierra. some areas got up to 14 to 18 inches of rainfall. some ski resorts even flirting with the idea of opening on a limited basis as soon as this weekend. take look at the snowfall totals. a foot and a half of new snow. north s
in taxes for the city. >>> if you wanted to own your own basketball the park theater that closed back in 2002 is selling off the wares before it sells off for good. >> many people have memories in this mace. they know it will be torn down they want to take a piece of it home. >> i really want to see it. i want to go in one more time. >> i love old a band oned places. this is like going to disneyland for me. >> no word when it is set to be demolished but he will turn it into an office and retail space. >>> all right, we will show you more of this if you have not seen it already. why this is a rare hybrid solareclipse. >> it is cool. >>> speaking of cool we were cooler yesterday than today. the temperatures going back up before they go back down again. your pinpoint forecast as the news continues. stay with us ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, last year... the new york cy marathon returned after a o year absence. a record number of runners participad amidst heightened security. >>> washed out. the new york city marathon returned after a one-year absence. a record number of runners were there. many were
sold. the proceeds of the tax would pay for health, nutrition and activity programs for city youth supervisor weiner thinks the majority of voters would support the tax because it would benefit children. >>> the change in weather here in the bay area is bringing snow to the sierra. brian hickey is in kingsville where snow has been falling most of the morning. >> reporter: take a look behind me at individual -- king yale. we have 4 to 5 inches. folks come up to the chain patrol, many unprepared for the winter driving conditions. we have seen big rig drivers, having to turn around and head back down the mountain because they didn't come up with chains. and a lot of drivers doing the same. drivers can buy chains from the chain installers at a hefty brice. if you have plans to commissary between now and does -- come to the sierra between you and tuesday morning, bring those chains. 6 inches of snow here, light, fluffy powder, gives you an indication of how cold it is, even at kingdale where is conditions are fluffy and white. we first encountered this snow, even blow nyack, blue canyon
their season tomorrow in oakland. >>> time now is 6:40. putting a tax on sugary drinks? just how much more you could be paying for soda and other sweet drinks in san francisco. >> kids are allegedly not being allowed to play in the grass at a fremont apartment complex and federal officials are now slapping that complex with a lawsuit. we'll explain the reasoning. >> 680 near the grade is kind of a mess this morning after a multicar crash. we'll have an update for you. also here's a live look at the golden gate bridge and traffic moving well into san francisco. >>> welcome back. time now 6:43. a bay area apartment complex has caught the eye of the department of justice and it's being sued. it all has to do with allowing kids to play on the property. ktvu's janine de la vega joining us live from fremont now with all the details. what's going on janine? >> reporter: i put in a call to the department of justice for more information but here's what we know. the department of justice is saying that the owners of the woodland apartment complex is being discriminatory towards some of the tenants here
and that they want a hearing. and castro valley, terisa estacio kron4 knows vernews. the bill would add a tax for every ounce of soda or another drink has more than 25 cals and is less than 50% juice. that is the price of an average can of soda for even flavored water would go off by 24¢. the soda industry is responding. the group californian for food and beverage choice is joined a statement saying californians have rejected beverage taxes like this one before calling proposals on necessary wasteful destruction from serious policy making and they went on to say education and physical activity are among the better health strategies. a 38 right now and we will be back with more in just a couple of minutes. [ male announcer ] some things are simply better at home. like the enticing aroma and distinctive taste of nespresso. elegant capsules meet masterfully crafted machines, and one touch creates the perfect coffee, cappuccino, and latte. ♪ tempt all your senses with one extraordinary coffee. [ penélope cruz ] nespresso. what else? [ male announcer ] available at these fine retailers and nes
redwood shores school district will be decided on reno until election parcel taxes for 10 years that is measured our current brisbane residents are considering an increase on a business license tax for liquid storage facilities, measure t requires a majority vote to pass. many pacifica residents have been hearing both sides of this debate. one measure d, an amended telecommunications tax requires a majority vote. another school bond measure is of forebode to stay and another school bond measure is of forebode to stay and li love watching tv outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the important part is that you're happy now. and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for two years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. morning news. a miami dolphin is
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. san francisco is the next city to try to put a soda tax on the ballot. why one supervisor thinks he can convince voters to support it. those stories new. >>> interesting. time now is 6:48. you have accidents popping in the east bay. >> that's right. we are going to show the worst problems now. it is a 2-car crash. two lanes are blocked. if we zoom closer to the hayward area, 80 southbound is not looking too great right now. it's going slow westbound, but the peninsula is looking good. looks like you are going to need an extra 20 minutes. the wind advisory is still across the span. let's check in with steve. >>> a very good good morning. the snow in the sierra nevada and some light snow and it's not much for those in santa cruz mountains. it's going to be a cool and breezy day. partly cloudy and there are plenty of breaks in the clouds right now and in the 40s and 30s. you the in the sierra there is snow there for today. 50s and 60s for highs for us. upper 50s. it's going to be in the higher elevation. snow level 5,000 feet. and we've had a foot of snow already. 39 eureka. 44 in sacr
$60,000 in bribes to draw up less that could have resulted in lucrative tax credits from the phony studio. calder own's studio, for example, according to the report, was given a job at the fake studio for which she was paid $30,000, according to the affidavit but never showed up for work. when josh bernstein confronted calder on about the allegations, this is how it went. >> reporter: the fbi says you have received ten offers thousands of dollars in bribes for supporting legislation. >> that's -- that's -- like i said, i'm not going to answer anything right now. >> reporter: you're an elected senator in one of the largest states in the country. don't you think the public has a right to hear from you? >> sure, they will. >> reporter: and when will they hear from you? >> they hear from me all the time in the strict. >> reporter: you're holding up a badge saying this is your get out of jail free card. what did you mean by that? >> i don't know what you were talking about. >> reporter: you were standing right there at the greens in pebble beach. >> please, gentlemen, i'm not going
some notes from britain when it comes to combating obesity. the u.k. is considering slapping a 20% tax on soda. researchers said that doing so could reduce the number of obese adults by about 180,000 or 1.3% of the population. about one in four britons is obese. >> coming up on the kron4 morning fatal crash in fremont killed a contract worker. >> we are live on the scene in hayward where a woman shot overnight. >> we have of the world according to gary at 7:45 >> we have of the world according to gary at 7:45 ai love watching tv outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the important part is that you're happy now. and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for two years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. >>mark: top stories we are following this friday, n
melt. >> our habitat changed. in fact, many water districts say their systems aren't as taxed because more people are conserving, which is good. bottom line is. >> we have enough water to use, but we don't have enough to waste. >> the rainy season in the bay area is november first through march so it will be spring before we know whether or not there is any mandatory conservation in our future. in antioch, ann notarangelo kpix 5. >> this is the first october in 33 years that weather stations in downtown san francisco, livermore, and san jose are all showing zero rainfall. >> no rain in our future, but plenty of cool temperatures. >> reporter: it feels like fall maybe not forker reason on the list. we have snow in the sierra. we have cold weather. no rainfall but it will be the chilliest night since easter tonight. cloud cover during the day. as we look live outside, the clouds are gone and the blanket is gone, so all the heat we gained will be lost back in the atmosphere. what a spectacular sunset. 56 in san francisco. oakland, you are the warm spot at 61. concord upper 50s. livermore
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were ounce tax on sodas and sugary drinkings he says they are linked to a rice in obesity and diabetes, eric mar will introduce a similar measure in two weeks. >> a hall of fame football player just got back one of his profit prized possessions a- super bowl ring, wide receiver lance alworth won the super bowl with the cowboys but it was stolen, a woman called him while offering to sell the ring back to him, he called the sheriff's department tracked the ring to an auction next month. >> all of a sudden i had the ring back and it is like wow, you know you don't know how to react to be honest other than to say thank you for the work they did to to get it. >> the people claimed they got it from someone unable to pay back a loan, the district attorney has the case and will decide whether to pursue charges against them. >> 5:27, cheating at the toll bridge, a story you will only see here, more than a million people are going through not paying a dime, how they are doing it and why it is so hard to catch them. >> a deadly accident in sonoma county, we will tell you why investigators belie
including a growing economy and higher taxes on wealthy americans. >>> millions of people who use food stamps will see a cut in benefits tomorrow, the agriculture department says the payment for a family of 4 will shrink by 36 dollars a month, that is because a temporary boost from the stimulus bill is expiring. more than 47 million americans receive food stamps. >> time is 5:17, the fda says almost 7% of imported spices were contaminated with salmonella, the fda says more than 80 different types of salmonella were found during a three year period. it also says imported spices were twice as likely as other inspected foods to be contaminated. >> 5:17 is the time, we have sal back this morning. >> welcome back. >> thank you, dave, pam, you know it is good to be back here on my very long thursday and friday week of work but we will get through somehow. the traffic is moving along pretty well if you are driving on interstate 880 north and southbound. it is a nice looking drive up to downtown oakland and you can see that the weather is clear as well. 580 looks good. driving this morning out
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for help. which will further tax those services. >>> expect to picketers outside uc san francisco medical center in the next hour. pharmacists, registered nurses, and social workers plan to set up an informational picket line outside the hospital. scheduled workers will be on the job but the professional workers say they could go on strike unless the university withdraws its threat to cuts, pay, and benefits. similar pickets will be held at ucla, davis, irvine, and san diego medical centers. >>> the fbi now investigating a threatening note found on board a plane that took off from sfo. the united express flight was heading to san antoine know when it was diverted to phoenix. a crew member on board found the note in the bathroom. when the plane landed in phoenix passengers were taken off. they were questioned by police. the bomb squad checked out the plane but found nothing. the 43 passengers then got on a new flight that did arrive in texas late last night. >>> we're also finding out more about what caused a deadly 2011 plane crash in watsonville. the pilots decision to take off in foggy
: the saying goes, nothing is certain but death and taxes. turns out it's not even certain the government will stop buying your prescriptions or paying for new doctor visits long after you're dead. >> this is lack of oversight. lack of transparency. >> reporter: we learned in 2011 the government paid out $23 million in medicare payments on behalf of people who were dead. the department's auditors discovered some of that is because of bad info on when people passed away. most comes down to improper claims filed by doctors and healthcare providers. big question, was there fraud? did providers file claims for people they knew were dead? according to this report and hundreds of cases it looks like that answer is yes. >> they'll send in a claim, see if it gets paid. if it works, send another one in. maybe the next month, 10, 15, 20 until they get caught. >> reporter: david williams with the taxpayer protection license says it's a small number of companies and doctors working the system. >> you have people taking advantage of the system that is so big, so complex that they're not going to get c
closing wasteful tax loopholes and wants to protect education and road projects. >>> some visitor facilities remain closed after last month's shut down. this includes many of the rest rooms and camp dprownds found at the parks, litter removal and other maintenance has also been cut back. a spokesman for the army corp. of engineers said the resolution that ended the shut town didn't release all of the funds they need. he said it won't be fixed until congress passes a new budget. >> the obama administration said the health care website should be working smoothly by the end of the month. experts said they were able to make progress despite computer crashes. on thursday a house committee released documents showing only six people were able to enroll on october 1st but three million tried to access it. the white house said those numbers are unofficial and said it'll release a accurate count in a couple of weeks. >>> a health care plan in alameda has been removed. it was one of 12 options available on the exchange. it was removed because it failed to get a necessary state license by t
tuesday but they are expecting the turn out to be low. sales taxes, school board elections and bond measures dominate the ballots. one of the host hotly debated issues is on the ballot in san francisco, measure b, a proposal to build condos. >>> flattered but not ready to commit from hillary clinton on a endorsement. he said on saturday night 2016 is her time. polls show hillary clinton leading all candidates. they said she appreciated the gesture but said she hasn't made up her mind. >>> days after dianne feinstein spoke about reports on nsa spying on foreign leaders she spoke today about those who work in the agents. >> nsa -- i believe the nsa is filled with good people who do good things. the administration controls intelligence. the frame work is put together by the administration. it begins with -- >> on thursday dianne feinstein said she was opposed to gathering intelligence on foreign leaders. a day earlier she called to ask about a report that the u.s. was tapping her cell phone. said it was a grave brief of trust. >>> the application page for healthcare.gov will go offline
? >> no, sometimes there are strange descriptions. >> the taxes or the city, something like that. >> and sometimes it will say texting charges. do you ever receive one of those? what do you do? >> let it go. >> often the charges are not even from the phone companies, but from third parties who pay the phone p cs -- phone companies to do the billing. on phone bills those questionable charges are called cramming because they are crammed on the bills. they are called gray charges because they fall in a morally gray area. >> it is not fraud, but it is not right. >> they started bill guard, a free app that keeps track of your bills looking for these types of charges. a exhibit mystery charge is applied when you sign up for something and not know about it. >> you sign up for one thing and they tag on something else. you didn't notice that because it was in the fine print of where you signed up. >> another way these charges end up on your bill is through a process called free to paid. joe rideout is with consumer action. >> they try and deceive them into signing up under the guys of bei
were for? >> no, sometimes there are strange descriptions. >> the taxes or the city, something like that. >> and sometimes it will say texting charges. do you ever receive one of those? what do you do? >> let it go. >> often the charges are not even from the phone companies, but from third parties who pay the phone p cs -- phone companies to do the billing. on phone bills those questionable charges are called cramming because they are crammed on the bills. they are called gray charges because they fall in a morally gray area. >> it is not fraud, but it is not right. >> they started bill guard, a free app that keeps track of your bills looking for these types of charges. a exhibit mystery charge is applied when you sign up for something and not know about it. >> you sign up for one thing and they tag on something else. you didn't notice that because it was in the fine print of where you signed up. >> another way these charges end up on your bill is through a process called free to paid. joe rideout is with consumer action. >> they try and deceive them into signing up under the guys o
score or income requirements to qualify. you can get tax-free money from the equity in your home. you can use the money to pay off your current mortgage if you have one. the remaining money can be used for anything. there's no monthly mortgage payments. and you still own your home! call today to get your free guide and dvd. it explains how a government-insured reverse mortgage works. there's no obligation. one reverse mortgage is a quicken loans company. their licensed experts can answer all your questions. call to find out what a great solution this can be. don't wait, call now! >>> let's check in with josh on what is coming up on america -- "good morning america" at 7:00. >> we have more on cirque du soleil on a wheel of death act after someone slipped and fell while high on the stage. we will be live in los angeles, at lax, and that scene of the bloody rampage. a lot to get to, all next on "good morning america" next in 35 minutes. >> a massive $800 million casino will open in the north bay tomorrow off 101 in rohnert park with a few california towns with locally made wine and food
? or the accountant that does your taxes or the mechanic that fixes your car? apple ceo tim cook is joining the cause. he wrote in the wall street journal saying we found when people feel valued for who they are, they have the comfort and confidence to do the best work of their lives. just how long has it been since congress moved on the gay rights legislation in we'll have that story for you coming up. >>> we have new information on l controversial profootball bullying incident involving a former football star from stanford. jonathan martin left the miami dolphins and still has not come back. his abrupt departure comes after several of his teammates pulled a cruel prank on him in the team cafeteria. the nfl network now reporting that dalton guard has been suspended indefinitely while the league and the dolphins investigate this allegations. >>> houston texans coach gary kubiak is recovering this morning. that was following that health scare on the football field. the coach collapsed just after halftime during last nights football game against the colts. wade phillips spoke after saying he collapsed.
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